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Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-29-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
The Happiness of the Katakuris ...

The Happiness of the Katakuris

recommendation: Tier 2.5*

Director Takashi Miike's madcap horror comedy was shot with early digital video technology. This is supposedly a new digital film...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-27-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
The Pyramid recommendation: Tier 2.25* ...

The Pyramid

recommendation: Tier 2.25*

The 2014 horror film was released just last month on Blu-ray from Twentieth-Century Fox. The Pyramid's video quality is rather excellent when given the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-26-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
I think Universal switched to those bland menus...

I think Universal switched to those bland menus to cut costs and author BDs for a global audience around five years ago. WB did the same thing.

Kumiko the Treasure Hunter

recommendation: Tier...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-25-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
Verizon's typical picture quality has gotten...

Verizon's typical picture quality has gotten worse over the years.

Pit Stop

recommendation: Tier 4.5*

Arrow Video struck this transfer from director Jack Hill's own answer print. Pit Stop...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-24-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
I am not sure Lucy would give an honest answer in...

I am not sure Lucy would give an honest answer in your measurements but it would be interesting to find out.

Horsehead

recommendation: Tier 1.5*

Horsehead's cinematography is an elegant,...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-17-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
Coffy (Region B UK) recommendation: Tier...

Coffy (Region B UK)

recommendation: Tier 4.0*

Arrow Video has locked this Blu-ray to Region B since they only control rights for the movie in the United Kingdom. Olive Films has released...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-15-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,136
Posted By Phantom Stranger
Warner Bros. finally tosses their hats into the...

Warner Bros. finally tosses their hats into the ring with this wave of four Hammer movies at once. It's about time is all that I will say, nearly a decade after the format was launched. There is a...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-14-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
I've literally been meaning to see Oculus since...

I've literally been meaning to see Oculus since it first hit Blu-ray. I can't believe you beat me to a newish horror release, Denny.

Horror fans will be pleased to know that Warner Bros. finally...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-13-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
So you are saying the movie is a cure for...

So you are saying the movie is a cure for insomnia?:D
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-12-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,613
Posted By Phantom Stranger
Sure, some of their releases are still licensed...

Sure, some of their releases are still licensed masters when necessity demands it. It appears their line of Japanese films from Nikkatsu are all licensed masters.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-12-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Phantom Stranger
Quake, do you have a favorite from your list? It...

Quake, do you have a favorite from your list? It reminds me I still need to see Exodus: Gods and Kings.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-12-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
The summer months tend to be a little slower...

The summer months tend to be a little slower around the thread, so I figured I would step up my contributions. I've also made a commitment to watch more of my collection this summer. It doesn't hurt...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-11-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,613
Posted By Phantom Stranger
Arrow's plan going forward is to release the same...

Arrow's plan going forward is to release the same movies when possible in both the UK and US. They had a kickstarter-like campaign for their American releases and appear to have truly spent the money...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-11-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
Spaceballs recommendation: Tier 3.25 ...

Spaceballs

recommendation: Tier 3.25

Spaceballs is currently ranked in Tier 4.5, which seems a little harsh to my eyes. This MGM film was released by Twentieth Century Fox back in 2009,...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-10-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
Spider Baby recommendation: Tier 3.5* ...

Spider Baby

recommendation: Tier 3.5*

This Arrow Video release sports a director-approved, new film transfer from solid elements. The black-and-white film was a cheap horror production in the...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-10-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 5,504
Posted By Phantom Stranger
I've been listening to the Who's Quadrophenia on...

I've been listening to the Who's Quadrophenia on Blu-ray audio. This is just about the best way to hear the original stereo mix of the album and it also includes the new 5.1 surround remix. Highly...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-09-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
I probably should get to see Kingsman if the...

I probably should get to see Kingsman if the Blu-ray ever arrives in the mail.

Sakura Wars: The Movie

recommendation: Tier 2.5*

Sakura Wars: The Movie is an older anime film originally made...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-09-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
I have heard good things about the Cowboy Bebop...

I have heard good things about the Cowboy Bebop Blu-ray. I assume you're talking about the series and not the movie release.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-09-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
Sorry, I haven't seen that one yet. I might see...

Sorry, I haven't seen that one yet. I might see it but I can't promise anything.

Psychic Detective Yakumo

recommendation: Tier 2.5*

This is a two-BD set from Sentai Filmworks. This anime has...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-08-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,613
Posted By Phantom Stranger
Since this thread was last used, Arrow Video has...

Since this thread was last used, Arrow Video has crossed the ocean and started releasing Blu-rays in America as well. Society comes out today in a phenomenal film transfer and deluxe limited...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-08-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
Halloween III: Season of the Witch ...

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

recommendation: Tier 3.25*

The odd duck in the Halloween franchise, Halloween III has been licensed from Universal by Scream Factory for this edition. This is...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-07-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Phantom Stranger
The PQ Tiers did get updated if anyone wanted to...

The PQ Tiers did get updated if anyone wanted to check their collection.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-06-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
Commando: Director's Cut recommendation:...

Commando: Director's Cut

recommendation: Tier 2.5*

The original Commando BD came out almost seven years ago in the now antiquated MPEG-2 compression standard. That disc ended up rather fairly...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-05-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2,424
Views: 174,051
Posted By Phantom Stranger
I doubt it.

I doubt it.
Forum: Blu-ray Software   06-05-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22,669
Views: 3,615,341
Posted By Phantom Stranger
Society recommendation: Tier 1.5* ...

Society

recommendation: Tier 1.5*

Society easily leaps on the short list of best catalog transfers available on the Blu-ray format and is a true delight for videophiles. One of Arrow Video’s...
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